Anyhoo, I digress. Because our government is reckless, my husband is being furloughed at least 14 days it looks like. What does furlough mean? It means... we don't pay you for 14 days. It means 20% pay cut It means our nations national defense shuts down for 14 days. Not good people. Not good.
But I cannot control any of this. I can only control what I think and what I do. So I choose to pray and to trust. And I choose to go get a job.
Yes, we'll be OK if the furlough goes through. But we won't be able to save, continue to pay down debt and we'll have to cut out EVERY extra. And by extra's I mean, buying ANYTHING for the kids or us other than groceries and gas. We don't DO a ton of extras over here to begin with folks.
GOD IS GOOD. I hopped on the internet to search for some sort of job that would provide us with some extra income but still allow me to stay home (because if I had to pay for childcare it would all cancel each other out anyway!) HERE IS WHAT HE PROVIDED the very day I went online to look!
- I am going to score the essay portions of standardized tests (sure I might be geeky, but I think that sounds like fun!).
- The hours are 5:30pm-9:30pm Monday - Friday. WEEKENDS STILL FREE FOR FAMILY!!!
- It is not continual. Bathches of tests come through and you sign up for the ones you want! If you don't want to sign up for any because say.... your husband is going to be out of town for a month... you're going up to camp for a week... or you just want a break... You don't have to!!!
- COULD NOT BE ANY MORE PERFECT. Praise God.